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Author Courtney, Bill, 1968- author.

Title Against the grain : a coach's wisdom on character, faith, family, and love / Bill Courtney with Michael Arkush.

Publication Info. New York : Weinstein Books, [2014]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 East Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - EMPG-6  158.1 COU    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Biography - RIPG-6  B COURTNEY    AVAILABLE
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  158.1 COU    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description xvi, 220 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes index.
Contents On the value of character -- The meaning of commitment -- Daring to leave your comfort zone -- Service is not someone else's job -- How leaders are defined -- The search for civility -- The power of dreams -- The relationship between fear and fortitude -- Perserverence never takes a break -- The dignity of hard work -- Standing on a firm foundation -- Responsibility for the taking -- Grace appears in a forgiving heart -- The gift of a legacy.
Summary Bill Courtney--entrepreneur, football coach, and subject of the 2011 documentary Undefeated--shares his hard-won lessons on discipline, success, teamwork, and triumph over adversity.
Subject Courtney, Bill, 1968-
Conduct of life.
Added Author Arkush, Michael, author.
ISBN 1602862249

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